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Eddie Rickenbacker


E.V. "Eddie" Rickenbacker wearing the Medal of Honor. ..... For 24 days, Rickenbacker, Army Captain Hans C. Adamson, his friend and business partner, and ...

Captain Eddie Rickenbacker: America's World War I Ace of Aces ...


He answered mostly to 'Rick' but would be best known during later years as ' Captain Eddie.' His father was a day laborer, and life was not easy for a lad who ...

Eddie Rickenbacker - WW1 Ace and President of Eastern Airlines


Captain Eddie Rickenbacker in uniform with medals. Hat in the Ring insignia. Rickenbacker with Nieuport. Eddie Rickenbacker with a Nieuport. Image courtesy  ...

Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker Is Dead at 82 - The New York Times


Jul 24, 1973 ... Mr. Rickenbacker, or Captain Eddie as he preferred to be known (he was a colonel in the reserve but insisted that the title of captain was the ...

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Eddie Rickenbacker Collection - Auburn University Special ...


Eddie Rickenbacker Papers, RG 101. Edward Vernon "Eddie" Rickenbacker .... Along with pilot Captain William Cherry, co-pilot Lieutenant James Whittaker, ...

First World War.com - Who's Who - Eddie Rickenbacker


Rickenbacker, then one of the world's top racing car drivers, immediately enlisted with the U.S. Army upon America's entrance into the war in April 1917.

Captain Eddie Rickenbacker - Civil Air Patrol - CAP Members


TOP AMERICAN ACE OF WWI, 26 VICTORIES. Eddie Rickenbacker's actual family name was “Riechenbacher,” but was changed to the shorter Anglo- sounding ...

Biography of Eddie Rickenbacker, World War I Ace - Military History


The top American ace of World War I, Eddie Rickenbacker was a former racecar driver ... 24 was promoted to command the squadron with the rank of captain.

Eddie Rickenbacker - Business Leader, Race Car Driver, Pilot ...


Visit Biography.com to meet race car driver, WWI flying ace and aeronautics executive Eddie Rickenbacker (1890–1973).

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